Wishlist vs. cleaning the bug system

George Staikos staikos at kde.org
Tue Feb 18 06:45:50 GMT 2003

On Tuesday 18 February 2003 01:34, Adriaan de Groot wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Feb 2003, Christian Esken wrote:
> > What are we going to do with wishlist items? For example
> > http://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=45698
> >
> > I don't have a SUN , I don't have a smartcard reader. The chances are
> > more than slim that this wish will ever be fulfilled.
> Like George already said, leave it in if it's at all reasonable. Heck, I
> have wishlist bug numbers in the 16000 range, they're still reasonable and
> I still haven't implemented them.
> As for this specific bug, smartcard readers would appear to be coming
> closer to your desktop than you might think (or like). Certainly banks
> use them under WinXP for additional security. I'm pretty sure OBSD has
> support for them as well. So it's just a matter of time, waiting for
> someone with a card reader and too much enthusiasm.

  I can also add that we do have some code for this in CVS already, but it's 
incomplete and not really usable as it stands because it needs a lot of work 
still.  It's very complicated to add support for all of this.


George Staikos

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